Production Photos by David Bazemore
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Thanks to Gerald Carpenter at Noozhawk for this great preview of Opera Santa Barbara’s “Orpheus and Eurydice,” this weekend at the Lobero.

[Tickets start at just $25: to purchase, call the Lobero box office. 805-963-0761.]

Click to be taken to Noozhawk and read the preview!


Opera Santa Barbara will offer two final noontime concerts in April featuring members of our 2012 Studio Artists Program. Don’t miss these opera-stars-of-tomorrow performing popular arias and ensembles. These one-hour concerts are offered free to the general public.

Wednesday, April 11, at the Granada Theatre (McCune Founders Room)
1214 State Street, SB CA 93101

Wednesday, April 18, Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara Public Library

(Dates subject to change, please call 898.3890 to confirm)


Opera Night at Tre Lune

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We’re pleased to announce the return of our popular Tre Lune Opera Night! Sit down and enjoy a sumptuous meal while being serenaded by members of the cast of Opera Santa Barbara’s “Marriage of Figaro”. A romantic night on the town, or a fabulous night out for you and your friends! You will enjoy a four-course dinner with opera arias or duets performed prior to each course. One night only… Buon Appetito!

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Tre Lune Restaurant
1151 Coast Village Rd, SB CA 93108
Cost: $110 per person

Reservations required, accepted after February 1 by calling Tre Lune: 805.969.2646


Opera Santa Barbara announces the return of our free Lunchtime Concerts. Featuring popular and lesser-known opera arias and duets, these concerts feature members of the Studio Artists Program.

Concert dates are: October 26, November 2 & 9. All concerts start at 12:00 Noon, and will take place in the McCune Founders Room of the Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street. Concerts are offered FREE to the general public.


How do you follow a season that critics declared was “on a trajectory to new heights of operatic excellence”? This was the challenge for Opera Santa Barbara’s Artistic Director José Maria Condemi, who has assembled an imposing array of talent for OSB’s 2011-12 season’s three fully-staged operas: Puccini’s enduring love story, La bohème, November 11 and 13 at the Granada Theatre; Mozart’s delightful Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), March 23 and 25 at The Granada Theatre; and to close the season, a debut production of Gluck’s mythical Orphée et Eurydice, April 27 and 29 at The Lobero Theatre. Read on…